DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Ginger Rogers (aged 83)
American actress and dancer
Ginger Rogers (born Virginia Katherine McMath; July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is known for her starring role in Kitty Foyle (1940), but is best remembered for performing in RKO’s musical films (partnered with Fred Astaire) on stage, radio and television, throughout much of the 20th century.
DEATH: Rogers spent winters in Rancho Mirage and summers in Medford, Oregon. She died at her Rancho Mirage home on April 25, 1995, at the age of 83. A coroner’s autopsy concluded the cause of death was from natural causes. She was cremated and her ashes interred in the Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, California, with her mother’s remains.